Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research

Established in 1991 and sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., the Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions in clinical investigations that have advanced the diagnosis, treatment, and/or prevention of craniofacial-oral-dental diseases, as well as outstanding research endeavors in other areas.

Hatice Hasturk

Norton Ross Award Winner for 2020–2021

Hatice Hasturk, D.D.S., Ph.D., is a senior member and director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Research at the Forsyth Institute. Dr. Hasturk conducts research into the immune mechanisms between periodontitis and systemic inflammatory diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and rheumatoid arthritis as well as the treatment of periodontal diseases by the regulation of inflammatory response and novel therapeutics in resolution of inflammation.